Dagger in hand

A man of prodigious fortune, coming to add his opinion to some light discussion that was going on casually at his table, began precisely thus: "It can only be a liar or an ignoramus who will say otherwise than," and so on. Pursue that philosophical point, dagger in hand.

--Michel de Montaigne, Of the art of discussion.

Stab back: cmnewman99-at-yahoo.com


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Friday, June 07, 2002
For French readers, here are two reviews from Le Monde, one of Fallaci's book, and one of her antisemitism piece. (Thanks to Ed Fenton for the latter.) Commentary to follow.

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